International Exchange

  • Fauquier County Public Schools has several active international exchange programs. 

    • Austria
    • Costa Rica - Colegio Tecnico Profesial San Rafael de Poas, Costa Rica
    • France - Lycee D'Arsonval, Brive la Gaillard, France
    • Spain - Colegio La Salle de Palencia, Palencia, Spain

France

  • FCPS is pleased to announce the continuation of our exchange program with Lycee D'arsonval in Brive la Gaillarde, France.  While in France, students also visit Paris.  The application includes three components, the student application, parent statement of support, and teacher recommendation forms.  Students must secure teacher recommendations from three of his/her teachers.

    This exchange began during the summer of 2014 when FCPS students and teachers visited Brive la Gaillarde. Similar to our other exchanges, FCPS students stayed with host families and visited Paris and the sites near Brive. In April 2015, FCPS hosted 20 French students and 2 teachers in Fauquier County Public Schools.

    Students must be in good academic standing and make arrangements to complete missed assignments in order to participate travel during the school year.

Spain

  • Fauquier County Public Schools will continue the Spanish Exchange program in 2019-2020 with El Colegio La Salle Palencia in Palencia, Spain.    In September 2019, FCPS will host students and teachers from Spain in our three high schools. We will travel to Spain on March 27-April 8, 2020. Visit this website for more information on the itinerary and cost of the trip.  Spain Info and Registration

    Students must be in good academic standing and make arrangements to complete missed assignments in order to participate travel during the school year.

Costa Rica

  • SEEKING HOST FAMILIES

    FCPS is pleased to continue our exchange program with Liceo Bilingüe de Belén in Costa.  Students from Costa Rica will visit FCPS on January 15 - 29, 2020.  To register to host a student visit Costa Rica Details and Host Registration

    Don't miss this opportunity to share our culture with others and to build relationships that will last a lifetime!  

     

Austria

  • Coming Soon

     

    Information on our 2020 - 2021 exchange with Austria is coming soon! 

  • Travel is a wonderful component to a well-rounded education. If you are interested in being an American host family and/or a member of the Fauquier County contingent traveling abroad, please contact the ESL/World Language Supervisor at (540) 422-7024.

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